Teaching is our joy and our passion and we are committed to the individual goalie through out all stages of their personal and athletic development, from beginner as far as their dreams and hard work can take them.
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GGD High-end Goalies
We are proud to train goalies of both gender & all ages and abilities.
We train the majority of AAA boys goalies in the greater Hamilton area from Novice to Midget (from both Hamilton Jr. Bulldogs Minor Hockey and Hamilton Huskies Minor Hockey) as well as AA girls goalies from SCMHA. Picture: George and Koutney from 2004 Hamilton Huskies AAA
NHLer originally from Caledonia, ON, Cam trained with Pat Dipronio and played 2 years for the NY Rangers and was traded this year to the Edmonton Oilers. Click to see Cam in action
Student of Nick Grainger for the since 2011, he currently plays Jr. A for Prince George in the BCHL and he works as a part-time instructor for GGD in the off-season. Click to see Alex in action.
Originally from Waterdown, ON, Mark won bronze for Team Canada at the Canadian Men's World Jr. in 2012 and was a first round draft pick for Phoenix Coyotes currently plays goalie for the Rockford Icehogs in the AHL. Click to see Mark in action.
Originally from Waterford, ON, Elaine won gold in 2012 for the Canadian Women's U18 Team and is currently playing in net for the University of Conneticut. Click to see Elaine in action.
Clint has trained with Pat and Nick. He was Barrie Colt's 4th round choice (65th overall) in 2009 - from Hamilton Reps Minor Midgets (MHAO). in 2012, he had an impressive playoff save percentage of 95% He has more recently played for Ottawa, Mississauga and Saganaw in the OHL.
Originally from Oakville, ON, Scott has bee training with GGD since Minor Midget (b. 1997). He currently plays Jr. A in the OHL for the Peterborough Pete's. In the off season Scott coaches part-time for GGD. Click to see Scott in action
Joined the GGD Team this past summer and played in the OHL for the Plymouth Whalers.
Originally from Smithville, ON, Tymen was “Rookie of the Year” in 2014/15 and recorded 20 wins in his first season helping the team to a 34 win season.In 2015/16, Tymen is returning for a second year with the WSHL South Oregon Spartans.
Joined the GGD Team this summer and plays for St Thomas University in the NCAA.
Student of GGD for 7 years, Jonah played for the Hamilton AAA Jr. Bulldogs and was drafted to the Kitchener Rangers in the 2014 OHL entry draft. Click to see Jonah in Action
Student of Pat's for the past 4 years. Julia played for Team Ontario and won silver in the 2015 Canada Winter Games. She played for the Cambridge Rivulettes in 2014/15 and has a full-tuition scholarship to play for Colgate University in the upcoming season.
Taylor currently plays women's hockey for St. Thomas University in New Brunswick. She is originally from Hamilton and played for the Stoney Creek Jr Sabres for 2 seasons.
Constantini currently plays for the 2002 Toronto jr Canadians and won a GTHL championship and OHF in his Atom year. He also won the Brick Invitational Super Novice tournament and during the Sarnia Silver Stick, Marco played the entire tournament with a shutout.
"We are lucky to have a school like Grainger Goaltending here in town...the instructors are top notch...they are all very good with all the kids."
Jim Sharpe, Huskies 2003 Coach/Goalie Dad.
"Out there, I just feel it is a friendly atmosphere, it gives me the most competitiveness I need, and the most push I can handle...every second I'm out there I just feel I am improving and it's always been a great experience for me."
Jonah Capriotti, 7-year student of GGD, 1998 OHL Kitchener Jr. Rangers draft